Daffodil International University introduces ‘Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Courage Award’ for Journalists

Daffodil International University introduces ‘Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Courage Award’ for Journalists

Mr. Abu Reaz Md. Nuruddin Khondoker, Founder of Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Foundation and Professor Dr. A. K. M. Fazlul Haque Registrar (In-Charge), Daffodil International University exchanging the documents at the MoU signing ceremony. Professor Dr. S M Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer are also seen in the picture.

To encourage the spirit of bravery among Bangladeshi Journalists, Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Foundation and Daffodil International University are going to introduce ‘Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Courage Award’ for the Journalists (Print & Electronic Media) of Bangladesh from now in every year. In this regard a  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today on 24 July, 2018 at conference room of Daffodil International University.
Mr. Abu Reaz Md. Nuruddin Khondoker, Founder of Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Foundation and Professor Dr. A. K. M. Fazlul Haque Registrar (In-Charge) – Daffodil International University signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institution.  Professor Dr. S M Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Mr. Mominul Haque Majumder, Director (F & A), Mr. Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Director of Students’ Affairs, Mr. Saleem Ahmed, Head, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Dr. Md. Touhid Bhuyan, Head, Department of Software Engineering, Mr. Anwar Habib Kazal, Senior Assistant Director (Public Relations) of Daffodil International  University were also present at the agreement signing ceremony.

According to the agreement, in every year Tk. 1 Lac will be awarded to a journalist (print & electronic media) for his courageous reporting and contribution in Journalism sector.  In this regards a jury board consists of country’s renowned senior journalists and academician will nominate a Journalist’s name from print and electronic media for the said award.
It may be mentioned that, Khondoker Abu Talha Jubayer, Former student of CSE Department of Daffodil International University who was stabbed to death by muggers in broad day-light while he attempted to save a neighbor school teacher from the snatchers on K M Das Lane on October 08, 2017. Commemorating in honor of the great sacrifice and courage shown by Khondoker Abu Talha, his father Mr. Abu Reaz Md. Nuruddin Khondoker and Daffodil International University was founded Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Foundation. From now this foundation is Introducing ‘Khondoker Abu Talha Memorial Courage Award’ for the Journalists (Print & Electronic Media) of Bangladesh in every year. It also noted that Khondoker Abu Talha was achieved ‘Faraz Hossen Courageous Award-2017’.

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